CMP Announces Technical Program for Embedded Systems Conference Chicago

Largest Educational Forum on Embedded Systems Outside of Silicon Valley Includes Focus on Automotive, Industrial Systems, Connectivity

PRNewswire
SAN FRANCISCO
May 1, 2001

CMP Media (NASDAQ: UNEWY) today announced the program for the Embedded Systems Conference Chicago, the Midwest's largest educational forum for embedded engineers, developers, and managers. With a special focus on automotive and industrial applications, the event's 90 classes and tutorials address the technical issues involved in building intelligence into everyday devices.

Running from July 9-12, 2001 at the Navy Pier Festival Hall in Chicago, Ill., the Embedded Systems Conference Chicago provides an opportunity for design engineers to learn about the latest microprocessor, software, and internetworking technologies and to meet with and hear from a faculty of 50 respected industry experts. Featured technologies include automotive, real-time design, wireless, open source technologies, embedded Internet, java, and unified modeling language.

"Embedded systems make products safer, more reliable, more energy efficient and cost effective, and they provide increased functionality," said Lindsey Vereen, conference director. "Embedded technologies are changing at a rapid pace. The educational program at the Chicago event will help software engineers and product designers integrate the very latest tools for connectivity and deterministic performance into current projects."

The conference program begins on July 9 with eight full-day tutorials on topics such as Java, TCP/IP, and C++. For the next three days, hour-and-a-half sessions are offered on a broad range of topics, including automotive related sessions, such as:

  -- Embedded Systems in the Automotive Industry,
  -- Controller Area Network (CAN)
  -- Topology Independence: Software Reuse Across Automotive Product Lines

The conference includes 15 classes that have never before been offered at an Embedded Systems Conference, including:

  -- Implementing Bluetooth in an Embedded Device
  -- Putting Safety in Software
  -- Debugging Embedded Linux Device Drivers
  -- Home Networking with the Open Services Gateway Initiative
  -- Integrating Ethernet into Industrial Control

In addition to the conference program, ESC Chicago includes a two-day product exhibition with 100 leading companies. Special events include a keynote address by best-selling author, computer columnist, and TV personality Robert X. Cringely, and early morning shop talk sessions where attendees can discuss their successes and challenges in informal moderated sessions. An opening night reception on the show floor celebrates "Summer Nights on the Lake."

For more information on the Embedded Systems Conference Chicago or a complete conference catalog, log on to http://www.embedded.com/esc . Conference catalogs can also be obtained by calling 888-239-5563 or by e-mailing esc@cmp.com.

The Embedded Systems Conference is produced by CMP Media LLC and is sponsored by EMBEDDED SYSTEMS PROGRAMMING magazine and ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING TIMES. Other conferences produced by CMP's Electronics Trade Show Group include the Embedded Systems Conference-San Francisco, Embedded Systems Conference-Boston, Embedded Systems Conference-Europe, Embedded Executive Summit, and the Communications Design Conference.

About CMP Media LLC.

CMP Media LLC (http://www.cmpnet.com/) is a leading high-tech media company providing essential information and marketing services to the entire technology spectrum -- the builders, sellers and users of technology worldwide. Capitalizing on its editorial strength, CMP is uniquely positioned to offer marketers comprehensive, integrated media solutions tailored to meet their individual needs. Its diverse products and services include newspapers, magazines, Internet products, research, direct marketing services, education and training, trade shows and conferences, custom publishing, testing and consulting.

CONTACT: media, Wendy Lewis or Miranda Brady, miranda@sfcomm.com, both of FS Communications, 650-691-1488, for CMP Media LLC; or Exhibitor contact, Amber Mooney, 415-278-5369, or amooney@cmp.com, or Attendee contact, 888-239-5563, or esc@cmp.com, both of CMP Media LLC, or Media registration, FS Communications, 650-691-1488, or miranda@fscomm.com

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Contact: media, Wendy Lewis or Miranda Brady, miranda@sfcomm.com, both
of FS Communications, 650-691-1488, for CMP Media LLC; or Exhibitor contact,
Amber Mooney, 415-278-5369, or amooney@cmp.com, or Attendee contact,
888-239-5563, or esc@cmp.com, both of CMP Media LLC, or Media registration,
FS Communications, 650-691-1488, or miranda@fscomm.com

Website: http://www.embedded.com/esc

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